Welcome to the Florida Blueberry Growers Association

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We hope that you enjoy the site, whether you are a blueberry grower, educator, or even an old-fashioned blueberry fan. you will be able to find about all kinds of information here about Florida’s greatest crop.



FBGA 2015 Officers and Directors

Please join us in congratulating/welcoming the 2015 FBGA Officers and Directors:

• Dudley Calfee, President (Renewal Term of Office: 10-08-2015 to 10-07-2017

• Dan Ebbecke, Vice President​ (Renewal Term of Office: 10-08-2015 to 10-07-2017

​• Michael Hill, Secretary (Term of Office: 10-08-2015 to 10-07-2018

• Ryan Atwood, Director (Term of Office: 10-08-2015 to 10-07-2018


Florida Blueberry Industry Still Has Some Growing Up To Do

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Last season, Florida blueberry growers harvested about 25 million pounds of berries throughout the state. This was up from just less than 17 million the year before and closer to our harvest of 22 million pounds two seasons ago.  Read More>>


UF/IFAS Certificate of Farm Labor Management

Independent farm labor contractors are sometimes not as familiar with rules and regulations governing farm worker safety and economic welfare as they could be.   In Florida, there is no required training for FLCs.  They have to take a test to get their Florida State labor contractor license, but many of them took that test 20 years ago. Read More…


In the News

U.S.: Florida blueberry growers ‘pleased’ with fruit set

With Florida’s blueberry industry just about to kick off its 2015 campaign, an industry head has said everything is so far shaping up to be a relatively normal season in terms of production.  Read more.



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